Online Course
Holistic Paediatric Health Programme for Children 3-18 Years of Age
Make significant and long-lasting changes to a child's health, wellness and development

15-17 hours





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Tracy Prowse
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Tracy is a child and adolescent health physiotherapist, mindfulness teacher, pain practitioner, lecturer and trainer

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This programme will provide the clinician with an overview of the various biological, psychosocial, environmental and behavioural factors that affect a child’s development and health. Tracy hopes to provide her participants with the understanding and practical take-home tools of how to capitalise on a child’s nervous system’s complexities to make significant and long-lasting changes to their patient’s health and wellness.


The objective of this programme is to facilitate a holistic, integrated understanding of a child’s health and development, with reference to the brain, central nervous system and the mind-body connection.


This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Modern Lifestyles and Classroom Ethos in Early and Middle Childhood Development
  2. Assessment and Exercise Interventions in Early and Middle Childhood Development
  3. Academic Readiness and Developmental Disabilities in Early and Middle Childhood Development
  4. Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Benefits and Barriers
  5. Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Overuse Injuries and Burnout
  6. Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Injuries in Teens and Children
  7. Holistic Healthcare Interventions for Children

Target audience

This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 15-17 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 15.3 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this programme of courses and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Complete each of the required courses
  5. Submit a written assignment that meets that passes the assessment criteria.
  6. Complete a course evaluation form.

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

Tracy Prowse: No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.
Non-financial disclosure related to Tracy Prowse's Mindfulness courses: I am a board member of the Institute for Mindfulness in South Africa.


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